Dr. Cahow grew up in New Brighton and attended Hamline University, majoring in biology. He has a love for football (SKOL) and was a four-year starter on the Hamline football team, being a tri-captain his senior year. A 1987 graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, he was the recipient of a Regents Scholarship.
Dr. Cahow truly enjoys being a family dentist and establishing friendships with his patients over the years. He was honored in 2015 to be named a Best Dentist in the Minnesota Monthly magazine. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education during his career and is a former assistant clinical faculty member at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. In addition, he has taken advanced CEREC training at the Dentsply Sirona Academy in Charlotte, North Carolina. Areas of clinical interest include CEREC same-day crowns, dental implants and sedation dentistry. He volunteers his dental services to Give Kids a Smile, Mission of Mercy and Sharing and Caring Hands.
Dr. Cahow is an active member of the American Dental Association®, Minnesota Dental Association and the Minneapolis District Dental Society. In addition, he is on the professional staff at Children’s Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics.
He enjoys the four seasons Minnesota offers by boating and Jet Skiing in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter with his family and friends. Dr. Cahow and his wife are “empty nesters” and enjoy long walks together and spending time with their two adult children.
Dr. Spencer Amstrup is proud to serve patients as a part of the Alpine Dental team. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of North Dakota, and received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Creighton University School of Dentistry. She offers a variety of services such as restorations, crowns and bridges, dentures, extractions, and root canal treatments.
In her free time she enjoys hiking with her Australian shepherd, family weekends at the cabin, and participating in local volleyball leagues.