Teeth Dream Meaning

A set of white teeth against a black background.

Similar Dreams: Fighting, Lying, Mask

Dreaming about teeth often indicates feelings of insecurity. In other cases, it can be a symbol of a bad omen.

Teeth dreams are very common, with the most common tooth dream being where we feel like our teeth are falling out.

In many cases, we catch the teeth in our hands, and in other cases, we have a feeling in our dream where we have no teeth at all. There are multiple interpretations for this common dream symbol, with the most common interpretation being the teeth are a symbol of your overall state of security.

Dreaming About Teeth Falling Out

If you’ve had this dream before then it is likely you woke up in a panic to check all your teeth are still in place!

If you are feeling insecure in a situation in your waking life, such as work or in love, you may dream that your teeth are falling out because you feel like you are losing face in this relationship or job.

You may feel in your waking life like you have no control over the situation, and that it is literally slipping away from you.

Has this dream happened again and again? Check out the meaning of recurring dreams.

Want more? Get more dream interpretations in the Astrology Answers Dream Dictionary.

Dreaming About Having Bad Teeth

You also may be feeling insecure about how you come across in the real world, and the condition of your teeth in your dream might be a reflection of this feeling.

If your teeth are decayed or rotten it indicates that you may have said something you regret in your waking life.

If you dream you are toothless or you see someone else without teeth it can highlight fears of aging.

Dreaming About Brushing Your Teeth

If you dream you are brushing your teeth it suggests you are going through a struggle in your waking life - though it could also be a subconscious message from your dentist pleading with you to look after your teeth!

Dreaming About Clean and Sparkling Teeth

If you dream that your teeth are in excellent condition it is a sign that you are financially secure and your friendships are strong.

This is a positive sign and also indicates good health.

Dreaming About Something Stuck in Your Teeth

If you dream something is stuck in your teeth it is a sign that something in your waking life which seems impossible to solve can actually be resolved quite easily if you reach out for help or if you try and look at things from a new perspective.

Learn more about Dream Interpretation here.

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