Bugel or clasp prosthesis (the word root is German bugel – arc). The patient must have at least 5 teeth to be used as a prop, for the placement of bugel prosthesis. This type of prosthesis are quite compact, solid and suitable for chewing.
Bugel prosthesis are different from common laminar plastic prosthesis with their metal base, which …is a fusion. Is not exposed to saliva and food corrosion, does not have taste, is light and thanks to it is comfortable and occupies little place in the oral cavity.