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Bone Mineral Density (BMD)

  • General Information
  • Who Should Have a BMD Test?
Bone Mineral Density (BMD) Tests are available by

  • Appointment only

What to bring to your appointment:

  • OHIP Card
  • Requisition form from your doctor. We cannot perform the procedure without this requisition form.

BMD tests use X-Rays to

  • Diagnose bone loss and osteoporosis
  • Determine risk of future bone fractures
  • Monitor existing treatment of osteoporosis

Who should have a BMD test?

Please talk to your doctor to see if you are at risk for osteoporosis. BMD tests for persons at low or high risk for osteoporosis are covered by OHIP.