I remember when I was a kid, my grandfather always said that if you lost teeth in your sleep, it meant that someone was born on the same day as you had passed away.
I never really believed him at the time – it just seemed like an old man’s superstition. But when
I started going through a period of much stress and conflict in my life, and started having nightmares about losing teeth all over again… well, then I thought back to what he told me.
When you have a dream and teeth fall out, it can be a horrifying experience.
That’s why I started to look into the real meaning of teeth falling out in a dream.
I would like to share some of the meanings that I discovered.
Read on for 15 spiritual meanings of teeth falling out in your dreams, and see how you can use them to your advantage.
1) You are feeling overwhelmed and stressed from too much work
Dreams often represent something that is happening in our real lives, and if this is the case then it could be about your job.
Why does this happen?
Overloaded with work and under the pressure of high expectations—it could be time to consider changing jobs, or at least slowing down at work.
You need to take some time away from work and do something relaxing.
The dream can also mean that someone close to you is going through a lot of stress and this is having an effect on you as well.
Make sure that you take the time to savor your food or spend time with loved ones so that your life has meaning again.
2) Potential loss of a relationship
We’re sorry to say this, but…
It might be a sign that your relationship is about to end and you will have to part ways with the other person.
Dreams are often a time for us to reflect on the state of our relationships, and so when you see this dream of your teeth falling out it could be a sign that one of your relationships is going downhill.
You should take note of this, and if this is the case then you should look after it, or you risk losing all relationships.
And if you are going through a breakup at the moment, then it might also mean that there is more trouble in store for you.
Besides, if you lose a tooth in a dream before that happens then this would be an indication that there are going to be problems in the relationship.
3) You have not taken care of yourself sufficiently yet
In some cases, dreams of teeth falling out are more of a warning to the dreamer.
For example, teeth falling out may mean that you have not taken care of your teeth for a long time and will need to see a dentist soon.
But the dream could also be telling you to do something about your appearance or your health so that you can look good, feel healthy and be more attractive to others.
Alternatively, it may mean that you are not taking care of yourself well enough, but you don’t know what this means yet.
You might want to try eating more fruit, taking more exercise, and drinking more water than usual.
If you are taking too many drugs, you may also want to try a new way of life.
4) Jealousy and the dream of losing teeth
Dreams, where your teeth fall out, are often a way of showing that you are jealous of someone, and this is why you feel like you lose a part of yourself.
Why do you have dreams of this happening?
Well, while we don’t want to put the person who has issues with them, it might be that they are the one who is jealous and causing trouble.
This may be linked with feelings that you need to overcome, or it could be something that was given to you.
It might also be a sign that another person is feeling jealous and it could turn into something serious if they do not address their feelings.
If this is the case, then there is a chance that you will experience problems in your relationship or end up in a feud.
5) Change in your life is coming
Dreams about teeth falling out could also mean that some changes are coming in your life.
You may be feeling things changing in your life right now and you are not sure what the cause is.
Maybe a current issue or situation has come about that has brought about some changes, and you know it does not feel good.
This is not necessarily a bad thing as it means that you are ready for something new, and it is a way that your unconscious mind is telling you.
It can also mean that your subconscious needs to know what is coming and it needs to prepare for it.
If you have a dream where teeth fall out, think about this for a few days; if things are getting worse, then perhaps something will happen in your life soon.
6) The trap of toxic spirituality
When you dream of your teeth falling out, it can be an indication that you are involved in a toxic spiritual relationship.
Now let’s think about your spiritual journey:
Which practices are genuinely pushing you forward, and which are holding you back?
Unfortunately, many of us unknowingly fall into the trap of toxic spirituality.
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7) Insecurity and lack of self-confidence
The dream shows there is some insecurity in your life, either about yourself or the people around you.
Think about it.
When we don’t have confidence in ourselves, it can often lead to feeling embarrassed about things.
It could mean that you are not comfortable with your own self and that you feel worried about being exposed to other people.
It could also mean that you are feeling very low in self-esteem, or that the people around you are putting you down.
If this is the case then it might be time to do something about it.
You should consider surrounding yourself with positive people and doing things that can boost your confidence.
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8) You are losing money
In a dream, if you lose your teeth it is an indication that you will also lose your wealth.
This is why many people who dream of seeing their teeth fall out set up savings accounts that same day.
What can you do about it?
It is said that when you see this in a dream and save your money, it can be used to prevent problems in the future.
If you think the dream may not just be a false alarm, the best thing to do would be to cut back on spending and start saving more than usual, just in case!
Set yourself small targets and achieve them over time, so that at least when you have lost teeth you have something put aside for yourself.
9) You are losing your health
If you see yourself in a dream with one or more teeth missing, it is a bad sign and you should take care of your health.
And you know what?
In some cultures when you have this kind of dream it is an indication that you need to visit the dentist as soon as possible before your teeth disappear completely.
If you don’t do this then the rest of your teeth could start to disappear as well.
It might also be an indication that you are lacking important vitamins in your diet and so need to visit a nutritionist instead.
The only way to know for sure what the dream means is if there are other things going on in the dream.
10) You are losing respect
Some people dream of their teeth falling out, in which case they may be very worried.
If you see that you have lost some teeth, it is a sign that you are losing your respect and therefore losing control of your life.
It can also mean that there is someone else who is undermining your position and stealing the respect of others.
In a more literal interpretation, the dream means that people will start laughing at you – this can make you feel very sad and low.
You could try to ignore the dream and carry on as normal.
11) You need a new job or career change
Often dreams about teeth falling out in a dream can indicate that your job or career is no longer right for you.
You may have felt under pressure and unhappy at work, but didn’t know why.
Your dreams are telling you of changes that will be made soon because they will help to make your life more fulfilling in the future.
If you are planning to change your job or career, this dream is telling you that it is time to do so.
If this happens, make sure you take action right away because dreams are often very quick and if you don’t act quickly enough you may miss the opportunity that the dream wants to tell you about.
12) You feel guilty about something you have done or are doing
Dreams are situations that happen to us when we are asleep, and they generally arise when our unconscious is trying to communicate a situation to us.
Have you done something wrong at work?
Are you in debt?
Do you feel like you’ve let someone down?
The dream of your teeth falling out might actually be showing signs of guilt over something that you have done recently.
13) Depression and sadness
Many people think of teeth as being a symbol of health, but it could also represent depression and sadness.
Suffering from low self-esteem can make you feel powerless and helpless, which means that you do not have control over your life or your emotions.
Why does this happen?
It might be a time for some serious soul-searching.
It’s not always easy to be kind and compassionate to yourself, but at such a time it might make all the difference.
What has been going on in your life recently?
Have you had problems with completing a project that was close to you?
An existing relationship could be failing?
This could all mean that there is something in your life that needs to be resolved.
This feeling can bring on physical illnesses like headaches, back pain, etc.
14) You’re growing up and changing
Dreams, where teeth fall out, can also represent how much you are changing as an adult.
You are growing up and trying to discover who you want to be as you find your own identity and become more mature.
Are you looking for some inner peace? Or is there something else happening in your life that is making you feel afraid of growing up?
There is a lot of pressure on some people to stay the same when they become adults, but this is not always the right thing to do.
If changing is a positive thing then it could mean that there are things in your life that need changing too.
15) A sign of aging
Teeth falling out in a dream can also be about aging and the changes that come with age.
It could be a sign that you are getting older, or it might not mean anything at all and it’s just your imagination.
One thing is certain though—the dream is not to be taken literally as it’s more of a metaphor to point out how you feel about aging in general.
What are your feelings about growing older?
Or maybe you wish you didn’t have to grow up at all?
Think hard about your life right now, and make sure that you are not becoming too set in your ways as an adult.
Don’t be afraid!
It’s not a bad thing!
Dreams are a part of your mind’s way of adapting and coping with our daily lives.
Dreams allow us to explore different aspects of our personalities and examine the various parts of ourselves.
Some dreams can be very scary, but don’t be afraid if you see yourself losing teeth in a dream.
It’s usually a sign of something that is happening within yourself, and it can be a way for you to understand the deeper issues going on.
Still not convinced?
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I mentioned them earlier on. When I got a reading from them, I was blown away by how kind and genuinely helpful they were.
Not only can they give you more direction on your situation, but they can advise you on what’s really in store for your future.
A dream about your teeth falling out usually means there’s something that you need to sort out in your life, and it could have the power to affect you in the future.
It could also mean that you need to confront something in yourself and make a change for the better.
In this article, I have tried to cover a wide range of ideas relating to what it means to dream about losing teeth.
Depending on where you are at in your life, a dream about losing teeth could be very different for you.
I tried to give as much information as I could in this article so that it may help you get some insight from your dream.
If you want to get more specific information about losing teeth in a dream then I would recommend speaking to a trusted psychic for their guidance.
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