It is also called arcuate, since it is based on a metal arc. Such a construction is removable and attached to the teeth by means of locks or clasps, and by telescopic crowns.
Due to the main support on their teeth and gums unloading wearing clasp systems is more comfortable as compared to other types of removable structures. The load is evenly distributed, so there is no discomfort when chewing. Consequently, the gum tissue and bone tissue in places where they are in contact with the prosthesis, atrophy less.