Dr. Lindman is a native of Rockford. His undergraduate education was undertaken at North Park College in Chicago, with a double major in natural science and art. Dr. Lindman received his professional degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. His graduate training in periodontics was completed at Northwestern University College of Dentistry, where he received a Certificate Degree in Periodontics and a Master of Science degree. While at Northwestern, Dr. Lindman was actively involved in clinical research studying different pain control and sedation techniques in periodontics. Dr. Lindman has also received graduate training in laser surgical techniques, dental implants, and advanced bone grafting techniques. He has been placing dental implants since 1985 and has lectured extensively on the subject.