Broken Teeth Dream

Broken teeth in a dream are a representation of disruptive challenges and stress. Dreaming of a tooth or teeth breaking can be a warning about a costly compromise you are about to make and the difficulties and misfortune that may result from it. Read more dream interpretations to decipher the meaning of your dream.

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Broken teeth dream meanings

The main meanings for dreams about teeth breaking or broken teeth are:

  • A primary dream meaning for broken teeth is instability and lack of balance
  • Another common dream interpretation of broken teeth points to issues with reliability and trust
  • Guilt or concerns over broken promises
  • Emotional pain, fear of loss
  • Price paid for costly compromises
  • Invitation to look at your current course of action, path

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Broken teeth dream meaning: Instability and search for balance

Dreaming that your teeth are breaking isn’t generally associated with positive feelings. When you want to find out the meaning of your dream, take it as a useful clue: Because your dream contains imagery and symbols that stimulate negative emotions, it may refer to something disruptive that is undermining your balance in your waking life.

How to interpret broken teeth or teeth breaking? A good starting place is to think about what is or could disrupt balance, pleasure, well-being in your life. Seeing broken teeth indicates that your foundations or stability is being challenged.

Check how this could refer to a situation or feelings in your waking life to get a key on how to interpret your dream of broken teeth.

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Dream interpretation of broken teeth: Questioning reliability & trustworthiness

A broken tooth or breaking teeth in dreams denote that something is unreliable in your life. The dream could point to you or other people. Broken teeth could represent doubts or concerns over the reliability of your health, aging of your body, or physical appearance.

Become your own dream interpreter

Accurate dream interpretation does not require you a become a clairvoyant or psychic who can do readings to predict the future, nor an astrologer who knows how to read horoscopes and make forecasts based on your zodiac sign.

Serious dream work compels you to engage your intellect, imagination, and intuition together. It engages both sides of your brain by combining activities associated with the analytical left hemisphere and the intuitive and holistic right hemisphere. Dream interpretation is both intuitive and intellectual, and as such, it can be part of a rich process of personal development.

Unlike the predictions found in horoscopes or psychic readings, dream interpretation relies on your active participation. When you interpret your dreams, put yourself in the shoes of the dream interpreter who understands the symbols and meanings of your dreams the best.

This dream symbol could also point to things you have said that may or may not be really trustworthy. A broken tooth or teeth would symbolize guilt you feel about a broken promise or concerns over promises you or others cannot depend on.

A broken tooth, dream symbol for pain and loss

Broken teeth symbolize pain over losing something that is important to you. You may be currently experiencing changes in your life, transitioning from one place or job to another, ending a relationship or working on modifying your habits.

Dreaming about teeth breaking is a common symbol for concerns over change and loss. Your dream could point to the fear of getting hurt emotionally and perhaps physically as well by an upcoming situation or by someone.

When dreaming about broken teeth means costly compromises

A dream about teeth breaking can be interpreted as a warning about the cost of a decision or action. You may have or are about to make a choice that compromises with your real needs or desires. Broken teeth may represent the emotional pain that comes with such a choice.

A costly compromise is like losing a part of you or denying important needs. Through an image related to the body, a broken tooth or teeth, your dream is most likely pointing to the emotional pain that your decision triggered.

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Broken teeth in dreams: An invitation to look at your life direction

A meaning of a dream about teeth breaking could be that you are “breaking” yourself and your sense of balance in order to satisfy others or goals that do not serve you well in the end. Dreaming about broken teeth could be a warning about a course of action you have chosen and its potential drawbacks.

A broken teeth dream is an invitation to look at the path you have chosen. Check if you are losing sight of yourself and your true needs by going after some ideals that may not align with who you truly are or by compromising too much to fit with other people’s expectations.

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Note about dream interpretation

This site provides information and techniques, so you can become your own dream interpretation expert. Psychics and fortune tellers can tell you that they do readings and predict your future; astrologers look into your astrological chart to predict your horoscope; but to interpret what your dreams really mean, you ultimately need to become your own dream interpreter.

82 Responses to Broken Teeth Dream

  • Reene Constantine

    Ok so in my dream I had just gotton out of a tsunami and now everything’s fine and I’m just walking along the edge of the cliff and my teeth feel weird so I’m pushing it forward with my tounge and then There’s a mirror and my teeth are all jacked up and loose and are about to fall out but I know there’s perfect teeth under it. So yeah idk what it’s saying

  • Carlos

    I have dream my denture teeth breaking apart and i show it to my friend they just laught about it then they told me to go to a dentist to repair it..

  • benson

    I hv always had dreams when my teeth are breaking for like two years nw queit often en hv always wondered why,so last nit i dreamt about t again n n the dream aman told me to search about e meaning of broken teeth in the greek methologyes,n today wen i searched i found t thre n t says that ,broken tooth or teeth in adream could be call to warm mi about the things i do in life,breakin promises,and that it is awarning abt disruptive challanges dt are yet to occur n mylife.

  • elvis

    I was fast asleep suddenly I hard a sound like a broken glass only to find out in the dream all my teeth was broken wat those that signify

  • Ayn

    Hi! My two dogs were stolen last July 4th this year. The other one was stolen just last August.

    I had a dream last night. In my dream, a woman was walking with my two dogs. When I saw them, I immediately run into them and called their names.

    I was not even sire if it was them or was I just hallucinating. But then, their respond was like the usual when I go home from work, or not seeing them for a long time.

    Then I was sure it was them. Then, when we went home, I looked at the older dog’s teeth. I even asked her, “how did your teeth become this broken? Didn’t they take care of you responsibly? I saw his teeth almost falling apart.

    What could my dream possibly mean?

  • Alejandro

    from a 3rd person view i am talking to some people, i’m guessing friends, and in the middle of a sentence i clench my teeth down and the view shifts to 1st person, and i feel a pain in my two bottom canine teeth. I look down and pick one up and realize its my teeth that have broken off. The view again changes to 3rd person, and i can see see the cores of my two teeth, like the rings and they are flush with my gums. there is also blood and my gums look intensely red. with my tongue i can feel the holes where my teeth were but all the other teeth are still there. I think my father was also in the dream, but that is just a vague feeling rather then me actually seeing him. and then i woke up.

  • Stephen

    I had a dream I was kissing an attractive man, and I felt my teeth start to break and chip apart during the kiss. When I pulled away, I could see the front layer of my front tooth was missing, and the skin of my forehead was also peeling away.

  • Luppita

    I had a dream about my deceased grandfather first her drove me to this huge house house and he told me this is yiur new house its ok dont be scared but in my mind i was but you died years ago.then in another dream he is smiling at me and talking but i cant make out what hes saying then as i’am going to hug hug him his teeth fall kut hit the floor and break into tiny pieces my grandfather died ten years ago.

  • Jim johnder

    I just had a dream my tooth broke into pieces and i am facing some problems with my relationship and my job right now.i guess this is true, thank you for the info.

  • brent julies

    Just had a dream that one of my molars broke into 4 pieces. at first only one piece broke off but later the other 3 broke off and seemed as if it crumbled into sand. I am experiencing doubt and disturbances in my relationship. but I’m also suffering from a bout of bronchitis.

  • Chander shakher

    Many times i see same dream of teeth broking,what its mean???

  • Susan

    Thank you for the information. I believe that everything you said is what I am facing and going through in life at the moment. Life is so messed up, I’m finding it difficult to find solutions to these problems. Thanks again.

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