bar clasp arm

bar clasp arm

a clasp arm that has its origin in the denture base or major connector; it consists of the arm that traverses but does not contact the gingival structures, and a terminal end that approaches its contact with the tooth in a gingivoocclusal direction.

bar clasp arm

(in prosthetic dentistry) a clasp arm that originates from a denture base and serves as an extracoronal retainer to an abutment tooth.

bar clasp arm

(bahr klasp ahrm)
Device with its origin in the denture base or major connector; consists of the arm that traverses but does not contact the gingival structures, and a terminal end that approaches its contact with the tooth gingivoocclusally.

bar clasp arm

(bahr klasp ahrm)
Appliance that has its origin in the denture base or major connector; consists of the arm that traverses but does not contact the gingival structures, and a terminal end that approaches its contact with the tooth in a gingivoocclusal direction.