Working a retail job is challenging; aside from having to interface with customers hour upon hour there is also a real risk of encountering shoplifters. According to information released by the National Association of Retailers, 96 percent of 125 retailers surveys reported being hit by organized retail crime and while some crooks focus their efforts stealing items such as denim and handbags, other thieves are expending energy stealing products that can negatively impact dental health.
While some individuals may just steal an item for a cheap thrill, there are clusters of organized shoplifting units that rely on stealing in bulk in order to resell the hot merchandise at a substantial profit. The National Retail Federation has been studying the criminal activity for years and recently revealed a list of the most stolen items in the country and many of the hottest items are also the worst for dental health.
High End Liquor #2
Ogden Nash said, "Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker" and in relation to causing dental problems, truer words have never been said. Alcohol is a legal psychoactive drug that has been consumed by humans for countless years. Liquor has been lapped-up for a number of reasons including religious, medicinal and fun. However, individuals who truly love their sauce are at risk of a myriad of dental problems.
Excessive alcohol consumption can may contribute to dental health issues including tooth erosion, dry mouth and can increase the odds of imbibers developing throat or mouth cancer. The fact is true for both law abiding citizens and shoplifters alike.
Energy Drinks #16
There was a time when water and milk were the most popular energy drinks on the market. But ever since the word "soda water" was coined, food manufacturers have developed countless options for refreshing and energizing those in need. Currently sports and energy drinks are hugely popular and generate billions in annual sales. It is for that reason shoplifters focus on these products and if they choose to sip one of their ill-gotten treats they are at risk for dental problems.