John Hawkins qualified as a dentist from Liverpool University Dental School in 1973. After working as a house surgeon at Liverpool dental hospital he served 5 years with the Royal Navy before taking an associateship at a surgery in Bracknell. John moved to Stamford in 1983 where he continues to practice. Some patients whom he saw in those early days in Stamford are still with him, and bring along their children and grandchildren. John is a general dentist with a special interest in orthodontics and he works alongside the orthodontic consultant at Grantham Hospital for one session per week.
Outside of work John is an active member of his local Rotary Club and has a keen interest in flying. He is married to wife Christine and has two adult children.