This test is often used by Periodontists and Oral Surgeons as a preoperative requirement prior to implant dentistry.It is also used for in vitro diagnostic use as an indicator of human bone resorption.
This test may be used as an aid in monitoring bone resorption changes of antiresorptive therapies in postmenopausal women, individuals with osteopenia, and in predicting skeletal response (bone mineral density) in postmenopausal women undergoing antiresorptive therapies.
Hormone replacement therapies (HRT) with hormones and hormone-like drugs.
For those monitoring the effect of antiresorptive therapy on the resorption of bone in postmenopausal women.
No special preparation is necessary prior to blood sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.