Had my wisdom teeth removed and now half my lip and chin are numb, I can feel temp and pain if I prick it with a toothpick, is this permanent?

Not usually. Please call your surgeon. The sooner this condition termed ' paresthesia' is diagnosed & treated , the better the prognosis for total healing is.
No. The good sign that there is still sensitivity, usually total sensitivity comes back.

Related Questions

I had my wisdom teeth removed in april of 2012, it is now november 2012 and I still have numbness in my chin and lower right lip, will this go away?

Hopefully. You shouldgoback to the doctor that did the surgery and have it re-evaluated. Hopefully it was worse shortly after your surgery. Read more...
Nerve damage. Your description sounds like you sustained nerve damage as a result of the surgery. It may get better but some numbness may persist permanently. Read more...
Possible. Hopefully, the area of numbness has been getting smaller over these 7 months. If it has, that is favorable. Sometimes nerve damage occurs during lower wisdom tooth extraction and it can take quite a few months to resolve. Sometimes it doesn't but keep your fingers crossed as it often does. Read more...

I had my wisdom teeth removed 2 days ago and my lip jaw and chin are still numb, how long will this last? My doctor didn't warn me about this.

Uh-oh. The anesthetic should have worn off within 8-12 hrs max, and now this suggests some problem with the mental branch of v-3 trigeminal nerve. Return to your dentist asap, as this raises a concern re a complication of the procedure. Duration of the problem could be up to 3-4 wks, but depends on what occurred. Read more...
Could be a few days . This is a possible complication. But usually the sensation of the lip and chin returns completely. It can be as soon as a few days or as long as many weeks. Discuss these issues with your doctor at the 1 week follow up appointment. Most patients do fine. Read more...
Consent. Normally most doctors don't verbally warn you about all the risks that are involved with your percedure, but you have probebly signed a consent form. In this consent form usualy a list of possible complication which includes temporary or permenant numbing of areas. In your case most likely a temporary but make sure you communicate with your doctor. Read more...
Variable. It can be temporary or permanent. You should make your doctor aware of it at your follow up appointment/. Read more...

How likely is it that my lip/tongue go numb after having wisdom teeth removed?

Very slim. But it does happen, from time to time, through no fault of your dentist or surgeon. Those are the risks of the surgery. Each tooth and jay is different, so the risk is not the same for everyone. Read more...
Depends. One of the associated risks of having wisdom teeth removed in the lower jaw is involvement of the nerve supplying sensation to the teeth, lip, chin and tongue. The risk will depend on the location of the tooth in proximity to the nerve, the development of the tooth, as well as the technique and skill level of your doctor. Your surgeon can discuss the risk with you during your consultation. Read more...