Meet the Doctor


Dr. Steven Hough has been practicing orthodontics since 1986. He grew up in the St. Louis area and attended high school at Parkway Central. Dr. Hough has been a resident of St. Louis since 1969. In 2014, Dr. Hough and his family formed their own foundation, Changing Lives Foundation, LLC to help raise money for foundations seeking cures for illnesses that primarily plague children. In his spare time, Dr. Hough enjoy 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
    One of eight students selected for the Orthodontic residency program
    Program emphasis on TMJ in Orthodontics
    Associate Professorship received

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.

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
  • Active in many church activities, including youth leadership, worship leader, prison ministry and Bible Study Groups