After graduation from dental school she worked with her father's dental practice in Eastview Family Dental. Eastview Family Dental was the first practice run by a father and daughter within the Midwest and was moved into their current building in 1974. In her professional career Dr. Christensen continued to study the field of dentistry. She is an Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. She also gives lectures on orthodontics across both the United States and internationally.