Dreams of falling or crumbling teeth are the most common dreams that Dream Moods receives. The typical dream scenarios include having your teeth crumble in your hands, fall out one by one with just a light tap, grow crooked or start to rot. Such dreams are not only horrifying and shocking, but they often leave you with a lasting image throughout the day. So what does it mean?When teeth appear in our dreams they… usually come across as either… missing, falling, breaking, or even rotting. … These unsettling dreams usually have us confused due to its vividness, and how real the dream felt. … Teeth as a symbol might… imply inner aspects of ourselves that we don’t recognize, possibly the ego is being provoked or challenged. Remember our teeth can be visible by people (society), or can be covered by our mouth(speech).… Translating this symbol has… its challenges, it takes time to … distinguish whether it’s an… internal or external dilemma, or if it is hidden… deep in our unconscious mind. … If you need assistance you can feel fee to visit us at our active
Falling teeth relates to vanity: One theory is that dreams about your teeth reflect your anxieties about your appearance and how others perceive you. Your teeth help to convey an image of attractiveness and play an important role in the game of flirtation, whether it is flashing those pearly whites, kissing or necking. Thus, such dreams may stem from a fear of rejection, feeling unattractive, feeling sexually undesirable or from growing older. To support this notion, a dream research found that women in menopause reported a higher frequency of dreams about their teeth. So there seems to be a correlation with getting older and having more teeth dreams.
Teeth are an important feature to your attractiveness and how you are presented to others. Caring about how you look is a natural concern.
Falling teeth relates to communication: When your teeth are missing, you may also have a harder time talking or annunciation your words. Thus your falling teeth dream may be highlighting some communication issue. You are not speaking up about something or you feel prevented from doing so. Perhaps you are having difficulties expressing yourself or getting your point across.
Falling teeth relates to embarrassment: Dreaming that your teeth are falling out or rotting may refer to your fears of being embarrassed or making a fool of yourself in some situation. Perhaps you feel unprepared for the task at hand and are afraid of getting ridiculed. These dreams are often an over-exaggeration of your worries and anxieties. In most cases, all your worrying is for nothing. Sometimes what you imagine is far worse than what is the reality.
Falling teeth relates to powerlessness: Teeth are used to bite, tear, chew and gnaw. In this regard, teeth symbolize power. And the loss of teeth in your dream may be from a sense of powerlessness. Are you lacking power in some current situation? You feel frustrated when your voice is not being heard. You may be experiencing feelings of inferiority and a lack of self-confidence in some situation or relationship in your life. This dream may be an indication that you need to be more assertive and believe in the importance of what you have to say.
Falling teeth relates to health: In traditional dream interpretation books, dreams of missing or losing teeth pointed to malnutrition or poor diet. This notion may still be applicable to some dreamers. The dream could also be a sign of poor dental health and that you need to visit a dentist.
Falling teeth relates to death: We don’t usually believe that dreams are an omen or a prediction of some future event. However, we have received numerous emails regarding dreams of loose, rotten, falling, or missing teeth and how it indicates that a family member or close friend is very sick or near death. We are including it as a possible meaning of your falling teeth dream and you can decide for yourself.
Falling teeth relates to money: To dream that your teeth is falling out signifies that there will be money coming to you. This notion is based on the old tooth fairy tale. If you lose a tooth and leave it under the pillow, a tooth fairy would bring you money.
Falling teeth relates to deception: According to the Chinese, there is a saying that your teeth will fall out if you are telling lies. Thus the dream may imply that you are being untruthful or deceitful about some matter.
Conclusion: When deciphering your falling teeth dream, look at what is happening in your waking life that could bring about the dream. Teeth dreams may occur when you are in a new relationship, when you switch jobs or during a transitional period in your life.
Dreams that your teeth are falling out are the most common dreams we here at Dream Moods receive. Common dream scenarios include having your teeth crumbling in your hands or your teeth falling out one by one with just a light tap.
Such dreams are not only horrifying and shocking, but often leave the dreamer with a lasting image of the dream.
What does it mean?
One theory is that dreams about your teeth reflect your anxiety about your appearance and how others perceive you.
Dreams of teeth falling out, rotting, or crumbling are some of the most common dreams. In Greek culture, teeth dreams indicate that someone in your family or someone close to you will get sick or die. In Chinese culture, these dreams indicate that you are lying or being deceitful. Even in scriptures there has been an interpretation that teeth dreams indicate the person is losing their faith in God.
In Jungian analytical psychology, this type of dream is seen as a sign of renewal and rebirth. Women who are experiencing menopause frequently have them. Listed below are some additional interpretations and meanings those teeth dreams may represent.
- Fear of getting older
- Deterioration of looks
- Lack of self-confidence
- Lack of control in your relationships
- Fear of job loss
- Worries and anxieties in waking life
- Pulled into something you do not want or wish to do
- Fear of embarrassment or making a fool of yourself
- Fear of how people perceive you
- Giving in to an unfair deal
- Sexual dysfunction
- Fear of abandonment or a break up in a relationship
These dreams may be an indicator of situations going on in our lives that we are powerless over. However, we can take positive steps to make the appropriate adjustments and changes to our current circumstances. Don’t fret too much over teeth dreams, they might just be triggered by a simple toothache!
Sadly, we live in a world where good looks are valued highly and your teeth play an important role in conveying that image.
Teeth are used in the game of flirtations, whether it be a dazzling and gleaming smile or affectionate necking.
These dreams may stem from a fear of your sexual impotence or the consequences of getting old.
Teeth are an important feature of our attractiveness and presentation to others.
Everybody worries about how they appear to others. Caring about our appearance is natural and healthy.?
Another rationalization for these falling teeth dream may be rooted in your fear of being embarrassed or making a fool of yourself in some specific situation.
These dreams are an over-exaggeration of your worries and anxiety.?
Teeth are used to bite, tear, chew and gnaw.
In this regard, teeth represent power.
And the loss of teeth in your dream may be from a sense of powerlessness.
Are you lacking power in some current situation?
Perhaps you are having difficulties expressing yourself or getting your point across.
You feel frustrated when your voice is not being heard. You may be experiencing feelings of inferiority and a lack of self-confidence in some situation or relationship in your life.
This dream is an indication that you need to be more assertive and believe in the value of your own opinion.
In the latest research, it has been shown that women in menopause have frequent dreams about teeth.
This may be related to getting older and/or feeling unattractive and less feminine.
Traditionally, it was thought that dreaming that you did not have teeth, represent malnutrition which may be applicable to some dreamers.
A scriptural interpretation for bad or falling teeth indicate that you are putting your faith, trust, and beliefs in what man thinks rather than in the word of God. The bible says that God speaks once, yea twice in a dream or a vision in order to hide pride from us, to keep us back from the pit, to open our ears (spiritually) and to instruct and correct us.
In the Greek culture, when you dream about loose, rotten, or missing teeth, it indicates that a family member or close friend is very sick or even near death.
According to the Chinese, there is a saying that your teeth will fall out if your are telling lies.?
It has also been said that if you dream of your teeth falling out, then it symbolizes money. This is based on the old tooth fairy story. If you lose a tooth and leave it under the pillow, a tooth fairy would bring you money.?