N to be related to oral health-related quality of life [12,13,17,26]. It was expected that a high number of missing teeth, having a partial or full denture, and more burning mouth- and other dental complaints, would be related to high OHIP-NL scores. Using the statistical software package STATA 9.0 (StataCorp. 2005, Stata Statistical Software, College Station, TX, USA) and with the probability of