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Katharine Christian, DMD, is an exceptional general dentist and dental sleep medicine specialist practicing at Snoring & Sleep Apnea Center located in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Christian is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, the most renowned academy in this field, and she has achieved the highest level of certification available. She studied and practiced with some of the leading experts in dental sleep medicine and is eager to use her skills to give you the best possible care.

Dr. Christian was born and raised in a small town on the Central Coast of California. She attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo before moving across the country to Boston to earn her dental degree at Tufts University. Since moving to Seattle in 2004, Dr. Christian has had extensive training in treating sleep apnea with oral devices while also owning and running her own dental practice. 

Snoring & Sleep Apnea Center was one of the only institutions accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AADSM) in the state of Washington. (This certification is no longer being offered by the AADSM) There, Dr. Christian routinely treats conditions like insomnia, sleep apnea, TMJ, and snoring. She can prescribe treatments like laser snoring treatment, oral appliance therapy, and TMJ therapies.

Outside of the office, Dr. Christian and her husband enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in West Seattle. When she's not making her patients feel better, she can be found gardening, reading, and chasing after her two beautiful, sweet, active kids.

Patients love Dr. Christian's expertise, warm personality, and gentle approach. Don't delay getting the treatment you deserve! Call Snoring & Sleep Apnea Center to set up a consultation, or request an appointment online today. 


To combine our collective knowledge, passion, and teamwork into a seamless experience of excellence for every patient.


Empower people to realize their best sleep and improve their overall health and lives through oral appliance therapy.

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Aesthetic Treatments

We are now offering the TimeWalker Fontona4D. A laser dedicated to facial aesthetic treatments in servicing sleep therapy, TMJ pain, and non-surgical facelifts.



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Insurance Providers

We accept many insurances. If you do not see yours listed, please contact our front office to confirm.

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Our Location


2101 4th Ave Ste 2330
Seattle, WA 98121

Hours M-Th 8:30am-5pm
Phone #: 206-770-0260


Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Christian and her team did a great job getting me ready to start orthodontics while using a sleep appliance. They are , once again, life savers."

    Richard B.
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    "Dr Christian and her staff are wonderful and have really helped me get my sleep breathing disorder under control."

    Lindsay F.
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    "I have so much respect for Dr, Christian and her staff. They are very knowledgeable about sleeping disorders."

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    "Dr. Christian and the entire team at The Snoring and Sleep Apnea Center were extremely helpful and made getting my sleep apnea treated very easy."

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    "Great Staff, prompt and thorough service. And my sleep gets better every day as a result of their help!"

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    "I've been going to the Snoring and Sleep Apnea Center for many years. They provide excellent care and are both responsive and friendly."

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