Numbness after dental implant

I had 3 dental implants on Wed. I woke up on Thurs. and was numb. My periodontist had me come in immediately and backed up one and put a shorter one in the other. Fri. I woke up and still numb. He backed it up again.He put me on methylprednisolone for a lot of inflamation.

Today is Mon. and there is some improvement but still numb in the jaw/chin/and lower teeth. It feels like a block there. My dentist said to give it 2-3 weeks for numbness to go away.
How long do you think I should wait and what should I do?
Should I Have the implants removed? Should I go to an oral maxilofacial surgeon to repair the nerve? Can you tell by x-rays if there is nerve issues other than bruising?

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Wait For 2/3 Weeks
by: DR FARHAN DURRANI

It could be neuropraxia /an injury to nerve, it might recover-
Get OPG done to check the implant site

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what does OPG mean?

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by: Anonymous

This is actually normal I guess. I have had the same kind of numbness. But this will reside within some 5 or 6 days. But if it does not reside gradually and the numbness is still there for more than a week then you better go to your dentist once again. Meaningful Use Attestation

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