This is a fear of survival dream. Without teeth we cannot eat. Big life changes are taking place such as leaving home for the first time; becoming pregnant, getting married or getting divorced; moving house; losing someone close.

• It can also mean a fear of ageing, loss of looks or youth. How is your survival being threatened? What are you scared of losing? What can’t you digest?

• What is fundamentally changing in your life? What are those unnamed fears you can’t talk about?