Home > Common Dreams > Dreams of Teeth or Hair Falling Out

Dreams of Teeth or Hair Falling Out

By: Libby Pelham BA - Updated: 24 Sep 2018 | comments*Discuss
 
Dreams Dreaming Dream Analysis Dream

As odd as it may sound, many people dream of their teeth or hair falling out. In fact, dreaming of your teeth falling out is one of the top five most common dreams. What exactly do these types of dreams mean? There are a few interpretations but often, the interpretation for either dream is surprisingly similar.

Dreams of Teeth Falling Out
If you have a dream that your teeth are falling out, do not take it literally. You do not need to speed dial your dentist. When you dream your teeth are falling out, it can mean that you have been talking too much lately. Maybe you have been gossiping more than usual, maybe you have said the wrong thing to someone, or maybe you have been speaking without thinking first. This dream can tell you that you have been being too blunt with your speech. It may mean you have subconsciously realised that you said something that you wish you had not said. Look back at things you have said to people lately and see if there is really any one thing you said that seems inappropriate or mean. Did you say something improper at work or did you start an argument with your partner? Maybe you said something you regret to your child. Making amends for these statements can help ease your mind and might stop this dream, which can often be reoccurring.

If you cannot think of anything you have said that you regret, there may be another meaning to your dreams. Sometimes when we dream of our teeth falling out, we are actually concerned about our physical appearance. Think of how important your smile is to your looks. If you dream your teeth are falling out, you may actually be upset with some other aspect of your physical appearance and feel that you are unattractive. This is especially true if you dream you are looking into a mirror when you notice your teeth are falling out. As we age, many of us become worried about wrinkles and grey hair, but remember to tell yourself that you are still beautiful – not matter how old you are!

Dreams of Hair Falling Out
Just as with the dream of losing your teeth, you may also be holding a mirror in your dream when you notice your hair is falling out. When you dream your hair is falling out, you may actually be concerned about the decline in your sex appeal or attractiveness. You may be worried about getting older and be preoccupied with your appearance and the aging effects.

Dreaming of losing your hair may also mean that you fear you are losing your strength, just as Samson did. After all, since before the time of Samson, people have viewed having hair as a sign of youth and virility. This is confirmed by all the ads on television for products that help your hair growth.

If you have a dream that you are losing your teeth or hair, you may want to re-examine how you feel about yourself. Concentrate on your good points and try not to focus on things you cannot change that come with age. Why not investigate more dreams involving parts of the body here?

You might also like...
Share Your Story, Join the Discussion or Seek Advice..
[Add a Comment]
I had a dream last night I was out with a few friends enjoying Florida’s night life. Upon going into my car and heading home I saw a friend of mine. Once I got home after enjoying my night with friends. The next few days in my dream. I started lossing my teeth. Just my canines then all of them. As that progressed I continued to shower daily and normally you’ll brush your hair and hair will come out. I would brush my hair and hair extensions in the shower and see so much hair falling out. So one of those I’m not going to let my hair dry naturally day I blow dry my hair and so much hair is falling out that as I’m blowing drying the back of my hair a patch of hair falls out leaving a whole of missing hair. I’m not sure what this all means
Lostinthesauce - 24-Sep-18 @ 12:55 PM
DreameyDavid - Your Question:
I dreamed of going to a beautiful house but once I am inside I see all the bathtubs, sinks, pools have been left running and it scares me so much. As if a psyco mind wants it to be this way and it makes me panic.Thanks for your help

Our Response:
It sounds as though you may be seeing a lot of waste around you. It is difficult to analyse a dream without knowing where the subconscious thought may stem from. So, in your life it may seem that something/someone is escaping you, running away from you, is wasteful or it comes from a part of your life that you feel you can't control. Whatever it is in your life, it is giving the illusion of something that it is not. For instance, it could be a business that shows a perfect front but is haemorrhaging money.
AnalyseDreams - 30-Jul-18 @ 12:56 PM
I dreamed of going to a beautiful house but once I am inside I see all the bathtubs, sinks, pools have been left running and it scares me so much. As if a psyco mind wants it to be this way and it makes me panic. Thanks for your help
DreameyDavid - 30-Jul-18 @ 1:45 AM
@Tonymommie - that doesn't sound like a nice dream. I think 'loss' is the key word here. Teeth are supposed to represent loss of friends, I don't know what hair means - you'd have to work it out alongside what is currently going on in your life. Perhaps you are worried about losing your looks, like it says. It sounds like massive changes may be happening for you though and you feel a bit insecure.
CrystalMaze - 3-Jul-17 @ 11:52 AM
I had a dream all my teeth were falling out along with the gums and jaw. Then i started losing my hair and the back of my head. Basically like i was decaying. What in the world could that mean?
Tonymommie - 2-Jul-17 @ 6:57 PM
Ellie - Your Question:
My boyfriend had a dream of my hair falling out. What does that mean?

Our Response:
As specified in the article, 'when you dream your hair is falling out, you may actually be concerned about the decline in your sex appeal or attractiveness. You may be worried about getting older and be preoccupied with your appearance and the aging effects.' However, this is not necessarily the definitive answer - you would have to ask your boyfriend what he thinks is may mean and if he is worried about anything in particular, such as qute simply losing his hair.
AnalyseDreams - 15-Mar-17 @ 1:48 PM
My boyfriend had a dream of my hair falling out. What does that mean?
Ellie - 14-Mar-17 @ 7:49 PM
Rosie - Your Question:
Yes. I agree the truth about the hair falling out. I do feel like I'm losing attractiveness or sexapeal. I'm very subconscious of myself so much that I don't want to be seen naked by men or women or anyone. I feel very insecure bout myself. I also have dependency issues. I just can't hold a job or b able to be consistent about anything work, relationships I feel like such of failure all my like.

Our Response:
I am sorry to hear this. It sounds as though you may need to speak to someone about your confidence and dependency issues. This will help to put you back on the road to feeling good about yourself.
AnalyseDreams - 19-Sep-16 @ 12:56 PM
Yes. I agree the truth about the hair falling out. I do feel like I'm losing attractiveness or sexapeal. I'm very subconscious of myself so much that I don'twant to be seen naked by men or women or anyone. I feel very insecure bout myself. I also have dependency issues. I just can't hold a job or b able to be consistent about anything work, relationshipsI feel like such of failure all my like.
Rosie - 18-Sep-16 @ 8:25 PM
Last night I had a dream that some how I noticed bold spots on my head and when I put my hair down I looked normal but then as I was playing with my hair which I normally do when I'm concentrating huge chunks would just fall into my hand. Everyone told me I looked fine but I could see it was all gone. I didn't feel fine, I felt scared.
Chinadoll8264 - 8-Apr-16 @ 9:05 PM
My hair dream was about me washing my hair and when I looked I seen all of my hair in the tub I didn't know what to do and as I kept washing and washing my hair, I started feeling a bald head and then I woke up
Carameldulce - 14-Nov-15 @ 3:00 PM
I dream being given a five rand coin and 2two coins of two rands and 2fifty cents. I wanna know what might be the meaning of this type of a dreams.
Lucan - 13-Feb-14 @ 5:41 PM
my dream was I was putin my hair into a hair tie, an I was in the same room as 2 of my kidz.. as I grabbed a piece of hair, it just came out into my hand. so when I pulled at more of my hair, it all came out. I went to another room so my children wouldn't see it. the strange thing was afta I had pulled away all my hair it was in a style already like id just left the barbers...I had a fade an everything. then I woke.
lina - 26-Jan-13 @ 8:58 AM
i also pull my hair out im a freak
freak - 2-Jan-13 @ 4:02 PM
Share Your Story, Join the Discussion or Seek Advice...
Title:
(never shown)
Firstname:
(never shown)
Surname:
(never shown)
Email:
(never shown)
Nickname:
(shown)
Comment:
Validate:
Enter word:
Topics
Latest Comments
  • Kpup
    Re: Dreams of Being Lost
    I have had several dreams in where I'm going hiking and there is a particular trail that I want to go to. I know what the trail looks like, I…
    18 October 2018
  • Fancy
    Re: Dreams of Losing or Finding Something
    I had a dream which my boyfriend was making a call and the person asked who is he with and he said some girl. He…
    14 October 2018
  • The Bootheel Kid
    Re: Native American Dream Analysis: Iroquois
    For about two weeks now I've had a recurring dream every night about being in the wilderness alone. As the sun…
    12 October 2018
  • Flop
    Re: Dreams of Being Lost
    I have recurring dreams of being lost weather it be not being able to find my way home or to school that I haven't been to in years, lately…
    11 October 2018
  • damenoma
    Re: Dreams of Losing or Finding Something
    So lately i have been dreaming about losing things in my house,first it was my fridge and microwave,i was devastated…
    10 October 2018
  • Careful
    Re: Dreams of Travel
    I dreamt of flying to lansarotty to meet a famous person who was my friend to a pool party it was going OK until everyone was turning on me for…
    8 October 2018
  • Diane
    Re: Dreams of the Phone Not Working
    Phones have NEVER worked for me in dreams, and still don't , although I don't have those dreams as much as before. I was…
    6 October 2018
  • Angel
    Re: Dreams of Travel
    What does it means of my dream> in my dream I had caught the wrong plane and half way in my journey I had relies that I am on the wrong plane. I…
    5 October 2018
  • pilotchic1
    Re: Dreams of Being Lost
    I have 2 reoccurring dreams. The first one is getting lost or taking the wrong way and going on some kind of adventure. The 2nd one is the…
    3 October 2018
  • Indu
    Re: Dreams of Travel
    I dreamt of missing the time of the train. Just ten minutes ahead of the departure time I find myself stuck in the house we live in, along with my…
    2 October 2018