Stephen Andrew Hancocks  O.B.E.


Stephen Andrew Hancocks O.B.E.

As well as being a dentist, Stephen is also a writer, editor, publisher and performer. He left clinical practice after a number of years preferring to work in dental writing, editing and publishing.

Currently Editor-in-Chief of the British Dental Journal and immediate past Editor of the International Dental Journal, Stephen also co-owns his own publishing company, Stephen Hancocks Limited ( which amongst other publications provides CPD for the whole dental team.

Having gained an MA at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, he co-owns Outlaw Theatre Company which he founded and for which he writes, performs and produces. Stephen is also well known for chairing, lecturing and after-dinner speaking.

Awarded Honorary Membership of the American Dental Association in 2008, he has recently also been awarded a place in the prestigious FDI’s List of Honour. Stephen was appointed OBE in the Birthday Honours in 1997 for services to the dental profession.