A native Nebraskan, Dr. Christline completed his undergraduate studies in sociology at Creighton University and Hastings College in Hastings, Neb. He earned his doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry in Lincoln. Dr. Christline completed a certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery at David Grant Medical Center in California. Dr. Christline was a major in the U.S. Air Force. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of the American Dental Association.