Bill Sasser, DMD
GHO Team Leader
GHO Team Leader
GHO Specialty Coordinator - Dentistry
William Sasser, DMD, was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his BS in pharmacy from Samford University in 1966. He served as a U.S. Navy Pharmacy Officer for three years. In 1973, he received his DMD at the Medical University of South Carolina. After serving a residency in periodontics at the University of Alabama in 1976, he began a private practice. Dr. Sasser left a private practice of almost 30 years in 2005 to enter a "second career" focused primarily on international service. He returned to part-time private practice in 2010, but still continues to participate on multiple short-term international projects each year.
Bill is a fellow in both the American and International Colleges of Dentistry. He is a member of the American and South Carolina Dental Associations, American Academy of Periodontics, and is past president of the Southern Academy of Periodontics. He is a trustee of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations and on the advisory boards of the Christian Dental Society as well as GHO.
His missions experience includes countries in Central and South America, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa.
His wife Susalee is retired from Delta Airlines and uses her experience to assist with team travel logistics. Dr. Sasser and his wife have two children, Will and Carrie.
His mission is, "To use my God given talents and the education and experience which the Lord has allowed me to earn in His service of the dental and spiritual needs of those who are in want (tooth and soul)."