Dr. Steven Hough

Dr. Steven Hough has been practicing orthodontics since 1986. Growing up in the St. Louis area, and attending high school at Parkway Central, Dr. Hough always knew he wanted to set up his Orthodontic practice right here in St. Louis.

In 1989, Dr. Hough established Hough Orthodontics with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life of everyone who comes to the office for their orthodontic health care. He is committed to the excellence in the orthodontic result while caring for patients’ individual needs in an environment that is open and friendly to both his patients and his staff.

Dr. Hough specializes in the treatment of TMJ in conjunction with orthodontic health care, having received 2 additional year of education after completing both dental and orthodontic school.

He continues to be involved in annual continuing education, both in learning and lecturing.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and playing the guitar. Dr. Hough is a published author, writing the book “The Heart of Giving”. He and his wife live in Chesterfield and spend most of their free-time with their two daughters and their families.


University of Missouri – Columbia
Bachelor of Science, 1980

UMKC School of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1984

Loyola University of Chicago
Certificate of Orthodontic Specialty, 1986

Clinical Experience

Dr. Hough began full-time clinical practice of Orthodontics in 1984 in residency, treating all types of Orthodontics and TMJ patients. Dr. Hough regularly attends continuing education courses to maintain the most updated treatment techniques.

Hough Orthodontics Professional Associations

  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Midwest Society of Orthodontists
  • Missouri Orthodontic Association
  • Greater St. Louis Dental Society
  • Greater St. Louis Orthodontic Study Group
  • Peer-formance National Orthodontic Study Group

Other Associations

  • Founder and President of Changing Lives Foundation, LLC